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Faculty

Saul Sierra Alonso

Saul Sierra Alonso

Bass

Amikaeyla Gaston

Amikaeyla Gaston

Voice

Laurie Antonioli

Laurie Antonioli

Director, Jazzschool Vocal Program

Theo Bleckmann

Theo Bleckmann

Voice

Lee Brenkman

Lee Brenkman

Sound Technician

Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown

Drums/ Percussion / Ethnomusicology

Terry Buehler

Terry Buehler

Physics

Maye Cavallaro

Maye Cavallaro

Voice

Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Piano / Accompanist

Gerald Cleaver

Gerald Cleaver

Drums* Chair, Drum Department

Jeff Denson

Jeff Denson

Dean of Instruction, CJC; Double and Electric Bass; Chair, Bass Department

Angie Doctor

Angie Doctor

Voice

Kai Eckhardt

Kai Eckhardt

Bass

Ian Faquini

Ian Faquini

Guitar

Mimi Fox

Mimi Fox

Guitar

Todd M. Gascon

Todd M. Gascon

Business of Music

John Gove

John Gove

Trombone

Peter Horvath

Peter Horvath

Piano

Erik Jekabson

Erik Jekabson

Director, Jazzschool at CJC Young Musicians Program; Trumpet

Alam Khan

Alam Khan

North Indian Sarode

Jason Levis

Jason Levis

Drums, Composition

Frank Martin

Frank Martin

Piano, Keyboards

Jeff Marrs

Jeff Marrs

Drums

Kate McGarry

Kate McGarry

Voice

Paul Mehling

Paul Mehling

Guitar, Tenor & Plectrum Banjo, Violin, Viola, Bass

Tony Miceli

Tony Miceli

Vibraphone

Aaron Mobley

Aaron Mobley

Composition & Theory

Hafez Modirzadeh

Hafez Modirzadeh

Theory, Saxophone

Susan Muscarella

Susan Muscarella

Founding President, CJC

Jim Santi Owen

Jim Santi Owen

Indian Percussion

Reto Peter

Reto Peter

Audio Production; Co-Chair Audio Production Department

Romain Pilon

Romain Pilon

Guitar

Evan Price

Evan Price

Violin

Glenn Richman

Glenn Richman

Bass

Brian Rice

Brian Rice

Percussion
; Co-chair, Brazilian Jazz Studies Department

John Santos

John Santos

Percussion

Marcos Silva

Marcos Silva

Piano; Co-chair, Brazilian Jazz Studies Department

Edward Simon

Edward Simon

Piano

Christopher Sullivan

Christopher Sullivan

Saxophone

Sheryl Lynn Thomas

Sheryl Lynn Thomas

Marketing Director, Business of Music — Marketing

Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson

Bass

Mads Tolling

Mads Tolling

Violin, Viola

Arjun Verma

Arjun Verma

Sitar

Katherine Westine

Katherine Westine

Piano

Michael Zilber

Michael Zilber

Saxophone

Dann Zinn

Dann Zinn

Saxophone, Flute

FACULTY RANKINGS

Full Professor: Resident faculty holding
 a Ph.D. or demonstrating the equivalent. Widely recognized performers and/or academicians in the field of jazz who teach on a regular basis.

Associate Professor: Resident
 faculty holding a Master’s degree 
or demonstrating the equivalent.
 Widely recognized performers and/or academicians in the field of jazz who teach on a regular basis.

Adjunct Professor: Resident faculty holding the minimum of a Master’s degree or demonstrating the equivalent. Widely recognized performers and/or academicians in the field of jazz who teach on occasion.

Instructor: Resident faculty holding 
the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
or demonstrating the equivalent. Widely recognized performers and/or academicians in the field of jazz who give applied lessons on a regular basis.

Visiting Professor: Non-resident, nationally or Internationally renowned performers and/or academicians who teach on occasion.

FACULTY CLASSIFICATIONS

Full-time: A course load of 12 classroom hours / week and a load of up to 18 private studio instruction hours / week taught on a consistent basis by resident faculty.

Part-time: A course load of less than 12 classroom hours / week and up to 18 private studio instruction hours / week taught on a consistent basis by resident faculty.

Adjunct: A course load of less than 12 classroom hours / week taught on an intermittent basis by resident faculty.

Instructor: An indeterminate course load of applied lessons taught on a consistent basis by resident faculty.

Visiting: A course load of a determinate number of classroom hours / week taught for a determinate period of time by non-resident faculty.